Resolution Health Support Worker: Williams Lake (Full-Time)


Term Position Until March 31, 2021
The Resolution Health Support Worker (RHSW) will provide counselling and professional, emotional and
psychological support to former Indian residential school survivors and their families.

Duties:
 Provide counselling and professional, emotional and psychological support to former Indian
residential school survivors and their families
 Crisis support
 Facilitate, work with and coordinate with other organizations that provide support services
 Network with IRSSS Regional offices and provide regular activity reports
 Facilitate Healing/Wellness and other Mental Health workshops
 Identify clients’ needs and make referrals to other agencies when appropriate
Qualifications:
 Minimum 3 years counseling experience with Aboriginal clients
 BA in the Social Sciences from a recognized university or equivalent education and/or
experience
 Extensive working knowledge of the history and impacts of residential schooling and effective
methods for working with survivors, intergenerational and trauma
 Valid BC Driver’s License and Must Own Vehicle and Ability to Travel
Additional Requirements:
 Computer literacy, basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet
 Communication: verbal and written
 Extensive travel will be required by air or vehicle to many communities in BC – some remote
 Knowledge of Aboriginal Culture is mandatory
 Demonstrate a wellness lifestyle and self-care plan
 Must undergo and pass a Criminal Record Check
 Strong organizational, communication and team skills


Term: Full-Time Position Williams Lake
Salary: Depending on education and experience
Deadline: Feb 28th, 2020 (midnight)

 

Please send resume, cover letter and references to:
Angela White, Executive Director
413 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A6
Fax: 604.985.0023 Email: reception@irsss.ca
In accordance with s. 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to
applicants of aboriginal ancestry – please self-identify in your Cover letter
No phone calls please. Only those applicants short-listed will be contacted.
Preference will be given to Aboriginal Applicants

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